Guidelines for writing Poems, Stories and Tales

Category: Poetry

Who are Caroline poets?

The Caroline period saw the flourishing of the cavalier poets (including Thomas Carew, Richard Lovelace, and John Suckling) and the metaphysical poets (including George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Katherine Philips), movements that produced figures like John Donne, Robert Herrick and John Milton. What is the Caroline poetry? It is made up of three poetic schools— Metaphysical, […]

Who wrote Hawk Roosting?

Ted HughesTed Hughes, one of the 20th century’s most prominent poets. In the poem, taken from Hughes’s second collection, Lupercal, a hawk is given the power of speech and thought, allowing the reader to imagine what it’s like to inhabit the instincts, attitudes, and behaviors of such a creature. Why did Ted Hughes write hawk […]

What is figurative analysis?

It uses an ordinary sentence to refer to something without directly stating it. Understanding figurative language is an important part of reading the Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), where management may use a metaphor to help explain complicated concepts or directions that the company is taking. What is figurative and example? Figurative language includes figures […]

Where is Gilgamesh in the Bible?

Genesis 1–11 and the Epic of Gilgamesh (Old Testament in Cultural Context) The flood narratives found in the Epic of Gilgamesh and in the book of Genesis are quite similar. The stories have the same plot beats and similar characters. Is there a Gilgamesh in the Bible? Various themes, plot elements, and characters in the […]

How many questions does dream deferred ask?

If “Harlem” begins with a big question—“What happens to a dream deferred?”—the rest of the poem speculates on how best to answer that question. Hughes’s “answer” takes the form of five questions and one conjecture. What happens to a dream deferred questions? The question, “What happens to a dream deferred?” appears to be answered with […]

Why did James P Allison win the Nobel Prize?

“The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute has today decided to award the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.” Why did James Allison win the Nobel Prize? James P. Allison shared in a 2018 Nobel […]

What is an anaphora?

What is an example of an anaphora? Here’s a quick and simple definition: Anaphora is a figure of speech in which words repeat at the beginning of successive clauses, phrases, or sentences. For example, Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech contains anaphora: “So let freedom ring from the prodigious hilltops of New […]

When did Alfred Lord Tennyson die?

What is Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s most famous poem? Top Alfred, Lord Tennyson Poems The Charge of the Light Brigade. Perhaps Tennyson’s most famous poem, “The Charge of the Light Brigade” contains the quotable line “Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” … In Memoriam. … A Farewell. … Crossing the Bar. … The Lady […]

How many syllables are in flour?

Flour is one syllable, flower is two. How many syllables are in flower? two syllables How many syllables are in flower? Yes, there are two syllables in flower. Is Higher 1 or 2 syllables? The word higher is always two syllables. Hence, if you rhyme fire with higher, then you are pronouncing fire with two […]

How did Shakespeare become a famous writer?

Shakespeare’s plays are as popular as they are because he was perhaps the greatest writer who has ever lived. It’s partly because he was writing plays which go on being performed and therefore which can be brought freshly to life for each generation by actors of the present. How did Shakespeare become a great writer? […]